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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208465
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:09-NOV-1994
Time:18:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-180
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-PFB
C/n / msn: 28R-30805
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Yass Airport (YYAS), Yass, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YYAS
Destination airport:YYAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he became preoccupied with flying the aircraft accurately in which he failed to extend the landing gear and overlooked the landing gear check. This was not realised until the throttle was reduced to idle whilst entering the landing flare. The aircraft settled onto the runway with the landing gear retracted.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199403323/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4934283/199403323.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of VH-PFB courtesy AirHistory.net


Corowa (YCOR / CWW)
11 December 2019; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

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